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Workshop – Middle Childhood Matters : Revitalizing your Library Service to 6-12 Year Olds

Date: Thursday, November 02. 2017 Time: 10:00 AM – 3:30 PM Place: Guilderland Public Library Presenters: Peggy Thomas, Toronto Public Library ; Mary Fellows, Upper Hudson Library System ; Sue Rokos, Mohawk Valley Library System Cost: $16 MVLS/UHLS libraries ; $50 all others (cost includes lunch) In 2014, Toronto Public revolutionized its delivery of services to children aged 6-12. […]

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Free Webinar – New Books for Storytime

Date: Wednesday, October 18, 2017 Time: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Place: Online at Presenter: Penny Peck Cost: Free Are you looking for new picture books to offer at your storytimes? Storytimes are one of the most popular and consistent library programs offered by libraries, yet we often feature the “tried and true” books […]

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Workshop – Early Literacy Storytime : Core Elements for Making a Real Difference

Date: Wednesday, November 15. 2017 Time: 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM Place: Rotterdam Branch, SCPL Presenter: Joyce Laoisa Cost: Free for MVLS libraries ; $25 all others MVLS is looking to increase every storytime presenter’s skill set and effectiveness in helping prepare children to start Kindergarten ready to learn. All member library staff including substitute staff and volunteers who […]

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New in the Professional Collection

Reaching Reluctant Young Readers by Rob Reid

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Grant Opportunity – NASA@ My Library

The American Library Association (ALA) Public Programs Office, in partnership with the National Center for Interactive Learning (NCIL) at the Space Science Institute (SSI), the Pacific Science Center, Cornerstones of Science, and Education Development Center, invites public libraries nationwide to apply to become a NASA@ My Library Partner and join the NASA@ My Library project. […]

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